100 Word Wednesday: Week 89

Image by Bikurgurl Welcome! I’ve been letting you tell the stories of my adventures this summer…this beauty is closer to home – the Seattle Aquarium! I love sharing our adventures with you 🙂 Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image?   Interested in joining us? … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 89

Feed the Birds: Seagulls

We love the seagulls! As transplants to Seattle, we quickly found one of our favorite spots was on the Seattle waterfront. At a restaurant called Ivars, where feeding the seagulls has been encouraged for as long as the place has been in business. Out of town guests love the novelty of the experience year-round. While I never otherwise suggest feeding wild animals, particularly birds who … Continue reading Feed the Birds: Seagulls

100 Word Wednesday: Week 83

Image by Bikurgurl Welcome! Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image?   Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 83

‘I hear the mountains calling and I must go’

‘…I hear the mountains calling me and I must go.’ – John Muir It was gorgeous this week, but I need a grey day to catch up on chores and reading at home! But it’s true: when the mountain is out in Seattle, you’ve got to go out and enjoy it!! I took this image with my iPhone while on the I-90 Floating Bridge. The … Continue reading ‘I hear the mountains calling and I must go’

Here is our Homeschool

Hello! I’m Kelly, aka Bikurgurl, and these are my boys: my husband, Jeff, and our children. Image: Bikurgurl We love to travel and devour stories in books, on screens, and through our own creations. Our interest-led learning style of homeschooling is an eclectic mix of Unschooling and Gameschooling, with a dash of parent-led initiatives. This family image from last fall was at Universal Studios after … Continue reading Here is our Homeschool

100 Word Wednesday: Week 69

Image by Bikurgurl Thank you for joining our awesome writing community who challenges themselves weekly as we weave together our 100 words! What 100 words would you give this image? Interested in joining us? Check out the guidelines below and ping back to be included in the Writing Wind-up! Let the writing begin! How to participate? A few guidelines as we begin…. Simply check my … Continue reading 100 Word Wednesday: Week 69

Love your pets, but can’t take them on your travels? Here’s an option: Rover.com

{I am in no way affiliated with Rover.com – but wanted to pass along my new found tip and $20 coupon to you!} Gearing up for some epic summer fun, we know that boarding our dogs in our vet’s kennels isn’t necessarily great for extended stays. Our dogs thrive with the company of humans, and each other, though having space to get out and about … Continue reading Love your pets, but can’t take them on your travels? Here’s an option: Rover.com

#InstaWrimo Day 9: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 9: Best NaNoWriMo Swag My best {and only!} NaNoWriMo Swag is my ‘I Novel’ button and NaNoWriMo sticker. Having guided the novel writing process several times to homeschoolers, as well as my own children, I can say the … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 9: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

Bikurgurl 2018, Road Trip to Bellingham, Hotel Writing

#InstaWrimo Day 8: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?

{Affiliate links in text – thanks for supporting my blog!} In my creative backpack: {Image taken & edited with my iPhone S in the basic Instagram Application} Day 8: Story Map Be a physical map of an area, plotting a diagram, a series of images or scraps of paper, but more likely a narrative, my story maps evolve fluidly through my writing. Based on locations, experiences, … Continue reading #InstaWrimo Day 8: What’s in Your Creative Backpack?